WFXR ROANOKE, VA

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
27-1 36.3720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWFXR-HDFOX "WFXR" 
27-236.4720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWWCW-HDCW "CW Virginia" (WWCW 21-1) 
27-336.5480i (w)DD2.0 BounceBounce TV  
27-436.6480i (w)DD2.0 EscapeCourt TV Mystery  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 24813 
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DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 36 Longley-Rice coverage map available. ROANOKE, VA
0000080173 (25076f916896b5a90168a5ee6f4822ec) - App
0000080996 (25076f916d07b737016d082514f102ed) - App
1992' 944 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: 236 kW)Directional Pattern
(31.8 kW + 14.73 dB gain = 944 kW ERP)
68.2 mile contour / 14596 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 1,423,345
155' AGL; 3888' AMSL
1.25° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-21ETT/VP-R 4C180
NAD83: N 37° 11' 47.8", W 80° 9' 14.6" (37.196611, -80.154056) Poor Mountain (VA)
  TSID: 3077 (0x0C05)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (05/19/2016)   
  Bitrate Allocation: Variable

Digital
Channel
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Channel
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PMT
PID
VideoDimensionsAspect
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Video
PID
Video
(Mbps)
PCR
PID
Audio
Type
Audio
PID
Audio
Bitrate
36.327-1WFXR-HD10x0030720p1280x72016:90x00312 ‑ 150x0031DD5.10x0034448kbps
36.427-2WWCW-HD20x0040720p1280x72016:90x00412 ‑ 150x0041DD5.10x0044384kbps
36.527-3Bounce30x0050480i720x48016:90x00510.5 ‑ 40x0051DD2.00x0054192kbps
36.627-4Escape40x0060480i720x48016:90x00610.5 ‑ 40x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorNexstar Broadcasting
LicenseeNEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.
Repack: 
Form 387 0000083861
Form 399 0000028751
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 27. Digital channel 17.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 17. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 17.
Last Analog: 
Channel 27  :  1991' 2690 kW DA
Call Sign History:
  800409KE    
07/23/1984  WVFT  W Victory Faith Television  
10/25/1993  WFXR-TV  W FoX Roanoke  
06/23/2009  WFXR  W FoX Roanoke  
  WFXR    
  WFXR    
<b>Expanded History:</b><br /> Signed on as WROV-TV in 1953.<br /> <b>--/--/1953:</b> WROV-TV signed off.<br /> <b>--/--/1965:</b> WRFT-TV signed on as ABC.<br /> <b>--/--/1975:</b> WRFT-TV signed off.<br /> <b>--/--/1984:</b> WVFT-TV signed on as Independent.<br /> <b>--/--1992:</b> Grant Media bought WVFT and paired it up with WJPR as WFXR "Fox 21/27."<br /> <b>10/02/2003:</b> WFXR-DT signed on at very low power with dead air.<br /> <b>02/25/2004:</b> WFXR-DT began airing programming.<br /> <b>01/19/2005:</b> WFXR-DT began airing HD Fox programming on 27-1 with WB on 27-2.<br /> <b>09/18/2006:</b> WFXR-DT 27-2 changed from WB "WB5" to CW "The CW 5."
Station has no translators.

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